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Respiratory depression: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

Respiratory depression means that a person's rate and depth of breathing are lower than normal. This results in low oxygen levels and high carbon …

Medicine

Prolonged sitting and frailty a deadly combination

High levels of sedentary behavior may increase the risk of death for frail adults aged 50 and older who have low levels of physical activity, a new …

Longevity

La verità sui vaccini spiegata dalla più antica Accademia scientifica al mondo - Greenreport.it

Oggi il Parlamento ha approvato il decreto legge sulla prevenzione vaccinale<p>Nonostante «le infuocate reazioni alla vaccinazione che dal 1700 a oggi …

Peanut allergy cured in majority of children in immunotherapy trial

Australian researchers hail breakthrough after ‘life-changing’ tolerance persists for up to four years<p>Australian researchers have made a breakthrough in the treatment of peanut allergy in children.<p>A small clinical trial conducted at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute has led to two-thirds of …

Medicine

Brain's 'fear hub' generates neurons in adulthood

New research finds, for the first time, that the amygdala - which is also known as the brain's 'fear hub' - can generate new cells in adulthood. The …

Neuroscience

Impiantato il primo esofago artificiale. Salvato un malato di cancro

L’operazione, la prima nel suo genere, è frutto della collaborazione fra La Sapienza di Roma e l’Università del Texas. Il paziente, 75 anni, ora sta …

Cancer treatment: sorting the good news from the hype

The newspapers love a cancer research story, but many are misleading or won’t affect patients for many years. But there is plenty of progress worth reporting<p>Every news story about cancer research should come with a health warning: believe the hope, but not the hype. Good headlines are quick and …

Cancer

Let’s talk about male infertility

After six years of trying to have a baby, Daren Herbert and his wife were stunned to discover he was the reason they were having difficulty.He and …

Health

Midwives to end campaign to promote ‘normal births’

Official body calls for shift in language and approach in attempt to stop making mothers feel like failures<p>Midwives are to end their campaign for “normal births” and change the way they talk about childbirth in a move intended to avoid making mothers who opt for medical interventions feel like …

Pregnancy

Uova contaminate: rischi per l’Italia e per la salute. Cos’è l’insetticida Fipronil

Perché le uova sono state contaminate dall’insetticida Fipronil, cos’è, perché può essere molto pericoloso e non dovrebbe trovarsi in prodotti di …

Why MSG allergy is fake science

Our failure to differentiate between quackery and hard science has perpetuated the Chinese restaurant syndrome myth<p>In May this year, the medical journal Clinical & Experimental Allergy published a review of more than a decade of scientific research into "the possible role of MSG in the so-called …

Nutrition

Perchè le cipolle ci fanno piangere?

Perché le cipolle ci fanno piangere?<p><i>Una nuova ricerca approfondisce il fenomeno e aiuta a comprendere meglio il potenziale biochimico del bulbo più</i> …

New discovery may 'impact treatment of autoimmune diseases'

A new study has found a way of manipulating the differentiation of T cells in the immune system so as to strike a balance between pro-inflammatory …

Biology

Scientists Gain Insight Into Allergies

Title: Scientists Gain Insight Into Allergies<br>Category: Health News<br>Created: 8/2/2017 12:00:00 AM<br>Last Editorial Review: 8/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

Medicine

Cystic Fibrosis and Infertility

Medicine

If you're taking vitamin D, you're probably taking too much

You might have a deficiency, but overdosing isn’t the answer.<p>Vitamins seem like something you can’t have too much of. Like too much ice cream on a sticky summer day—sure, you can technically go overboard, but the limit is <i>so high</i>, and what’s the worst thing that happens anyway? And unlike ice cream, …

Curarsi con acqua e limone? Attenzione ai denti!

Acqua e limone per sentirsi meglio?<p><i>Attenzione ai denti!</i><p>Sono ormai diversi anni che ci capita di leggere o sentire che sempre più persone hanno …

Vaccini, bambini e autismo: storia di una bufala

Per decenni sono stati considerati, a ragione, una svolta decisiva nella storia dell'umanità, capaci di estirpare rapidamente e a poco prezzo …

Allarme dei medici: spermatozoi in caduta libera

La fertilità degli uomini occidentali è fortemente compromessa. Secondo una meta-analisi in 40 anni si è dimezzata la concentrazione di gameti. E il …

Broccoli-based compound may treat melanoma - Futurity

Other potential melanoma treatments have disappointed. A new compound—based on a substance that occurs naturally in broccoli—may work much better.

Melanoma

Estate, biologo: il decalogo per evitare intossicazioni in viaggio

La vacanza dei sogni, spesso, può trasformarsi in un incubo per colpa di <b>intossicazioni</b>, <b>infezioni</b> o <b>tossinfezioni</b> <b>alimentari</b> (causate da salmonella, …

Do Cellphones Cause Brain Cancer or Not?

Senator John McCain’s glioblastoma diagnosis revives a longstanding debate over the safety of wireless technology.<p>Senator John McCain’s brain cancer diagnosis is likely to revive a persistent and complex question about the safety of wireless technologies, like cellphones, that emit electromagnetic …

Research

Alluce valgo: sintomi, diagnosi, terapia e chirurgia mininvasiva [video]

<i>Sintomi, diagnosi, terapia e chirurgia mininvasiva: un’intervista al Dr. Michele Risi</i><p>In questi giorni è andata in onda su Tele Iride, a cura di Paola …

Obesità, diabete e cancro: scoperte le ragioni genetiche della loro correlazione

Diventare fortemente sovrappeso o obesi sviluppa geni che si sovrappongono perfettamente con quelli che esprimono la predisposizione al diabete e …

Artificial sweeteners: Weight loss friend or foe?

Researchers from the University of Manitoba's George and Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation in Canada find that non-nutritive sweeteners may be …

Diabetes

Il Minibrain rivoluzionerà la ricerca in campo neurologico?

Il testosterone influisce sulla capacità degli uomini di dominare gli impulsi istintivi?

Il testosterone influisce sulla capacità degli uomini di dominare gli istinti?<p><i>Da dove proviene quella falsa sensazione di sentirsi “infallibili”</i><p>Le …

Il mondo prima dei vaccini

Poor quality sleep could increase Alzheimer's risk, research suggests

Findings raise possibility repeated disruption of slow wave sleep could lead to a buildup of proteins linked to disease<p>Prolonged periods of poor sleep increase levels of proteins involved in Alzheimer’s disease, research suggests, although quality, not quantity, of sleep is at the root of the issue.<p>…

Dementia